... Flood Warning now in effect until Thursday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for the Pecatonica River at Freeport.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 8:30 PM Thursday the stage was 15.1 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring.
* Recent activity... after falling for several days, the river has
become nearly steady at Freeport today. Upstream, the river
continues to rise.
* Forecast... begin rising tonight, reaching 15.5 feet Saturday.
Fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 15.5 feet, numerous streets are closed north and south
of Illinois Highway 75 and water enters the first floor level of a
few homes. Water also begins to enter Taylor Park. Businesses
along Van Buren street north of the Pecatonica River are directly
affected by water.
Lat... Lon 4226 8950 4230 8971 4245 8976 4233 8961
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Issued: 9:16 PM CDT Jul. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service